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Cycling in the city is still not safe enough

July 21, 2015

It has been a lethal year on the streets of Toronto. Twenty-three pedestrians have been killed so far in 2015, and last month, during Bike Month, three cyclists were killed within two weeks. After these tragedies, cyclists held a “die-in” at City Hall to honour the victims and call for action. I was there to […]

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Vandalism can’t keep student artists’ spirits down

For several months the Grade 8 students at Earl Haig Public School have been communicating with the director of the Bell Box Mural Project, Michael Cavanaugh. The result is the murals on the Bell utility boxes on Hillingdon Avenue. In the first week of June the Grade 8 class and Mr. Cavanaugh came together to […]

Vandalism can’t keep student artists’ spirits down

For several months the Grade 8 students at Earl Haig Public School have been communicating with the director of the Bell Box Mural Project, Michael Cavanaugh. The result is the murals on the Bell utility boxes on Hillingdon Avenue. In the first week of June the Grade 8 class and Mr. Cavanaugh came together to […]

Gardiner debate brings back unpleasant memories

The debate rages on! Tear it down! Fix it! Build a hybrid!?! Make an eight-lane boulevard … with six … no, four stoplights for pedestrians. What to do with the east end portion of the old Gardiner Expressway? We Beachers can remember back to the 1990s when the debate was raging about tearing down the […]


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